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[em-bluh-muh nts] /ˈɛm blə mənts/
plural noun, Law.
the products or profits of land that has been sown or planted.
Origin of emblements
1485-95; plural of emblement < Anglo-French, Middle French emblaement, equivalent to emblae(r) (< Medieval Latin imblādāre to sow with grain, equivalent to im- im-1 + blād(um) grain (> French blé) < Germanic (compare Middle Dutch blaad, Old English blǣd) + -āre infinitive suffix) + -ment -ment Unabridged
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plural noun (law)
annual crops and vegetable products cultivated by man's labour
the profits from such crops
Word Origin
C15: from Old French emblaement, from emblaer to sow with grain, from Medieval Latin imblādāre, from blāda grain, of Germanic origin; compare Old English blǣd grain
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